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black flag

Translation of black flag in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (of pirate) (History)
    bandera (feminine) pirata
    Example sentences
    • She is known throughout the Royal Navy as the ‘Black Duke’ and she flies a black flag from her mainmast at all times.
    • Could she set sail again and raise her black flag, if only in our dreams?
    • The Pacific Northwest is likewise out - too much rain and too many cloudy days make me hoist the black flag and start looking for throats to cut.

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